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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Leather and composite leather apparel

Leather and composite leather apparel, the No. 619 export by value totaled $18.91 million for the month of October, $147.42 million through October of 2018, and $180.15 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$39.99 M
2Panama$18.62 M
3Japan$13.62 M
4Mexico$13.28 M
5United Kingdom$4.7 M
6China$3.85 M
7The Netherlands$3.8 M
8Italy$3.55 M
9Bahamas$2.97 M
10France$2.93 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $147.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $15,546,047
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $15,033,446
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $11,996,739
4Port of Long Beach $10,049,051
5Port Laredo $9,847,840
6Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $8,719,794
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,591,325
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,096,919
9Miami International Airport $7,040,483
10Port Everglades, Fla. $5,780,656

U.S. exports of Leather and composite leather apparel increased 0.98 percent through October to $147.42 million

U.S. exports of Leather and composite leather apparel increased 0.98 percent from $145.99 million to $147.42 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 619 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 612 for the last full year with a total value of $180.15 million, a $8.55 million, 4.98 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Panama, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Panama, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Sri Lanka and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $39,987,274
2Panama $18,620,249
3Japan $13,616,127
4Mexico $13,281,566
5United Kingdom $4,700,183
6China $3,849,612
7The Netherlands $3,796,814
8Italy $3,545,219
9Bahamas $2,972,239
10France $2,926,646

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,593,886
2Miami $4,713,313
3Low Value Shipments $2,740,049
4New York City $2,327,799
5Detroit $1,698,332
6Laredo $1,684,066
7Buffalo $1,356,259
8Anchorage $950,221
9New Orleans $638,732
10Philadelphia $579,918

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 2.44 percent compared to last year to $15.55 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 7.88 percent compared to last year to $15.03 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 9.12 percent compared to last year to $12 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 14.69 percent compared to last year to $10.05 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 178.86 percent compared to last year to $9.85 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $965,627, 2.47 percent, (27.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Panama decreased $1.95 million, 9.48 percent, (12.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $3.36 million, 32.77 percent, (9.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $7.28 million, 121.37 percent, (9.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.81 million, 27.77 percent, (3.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.19 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $90.21 million of the $147.42 million total.

All totaled, 42.38 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $62.47 million of the $147.42 million total